The key to building an affordable & sustainable home

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One of the great changes in the construction industry over the past two decades has been the idea of going ‘green’. Everyone – from builders, to owner, to tenants – seems keen on creating the type of structures that are not only beautiful and functional, but also kind to the planet while creating cost savings for their occupants. It seems …

Talking Solar Panels with Harry Edwards of Solar Tank

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Solar panels have become increasingly popular over recent years, with many home owners and developers opting to go solar in new builds and renovation projects. As with anything, there are pros and cons to using solar panels in your project and the final decision needs to be based on what is going to work best for your needs. In order …

Talking CLT with Damian Hadley of Cantilever Engineers

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The building industry is constantly changing, regularly benefiting from consistent developments in technology and innovation. One of the most recent developments in the industry is the rise of cross-laminated timber (CLT) as a building material. CLT is created from layers of parallel timber boards laid atop one another in a perpendicular fashion before being glued together. This results in a …

Three Sustainable Building Ideas You Need to Consider

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Sustainable building is no longer an expensive or obscure concept – the last few years have seen significant developments in technology, techniques and knowledge, making it an accessible and important part of residential construction. However, with so much scope, it can be hard to know where to start. As experts in environmentally friendly residential construction, our team has an extensive …

Conquering the sustainability challenge

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When it comes to saving the environment, it can seem like your contribution is just a drop in the ocean, making little effect to the wider issues. However, one of the biggest ways you can contribute to sustainability is by choosing to design and build a home that reduces its carbon footprint both in the building process and while living …

Three benefits of building with CLT

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The building industry is consistently benefitting from new technology and innovation, as we look to improve processes and work smarter, not harder. One of the most recent developments to arise is the use of cross-laminated timber (CLT).  This material sees layers of parallel timber beams laid atop one another in a perpendicular fashion and then glued together, resulting in a …